24 Nilla Wafers, crushed (about 3/4 cup)

1/4 cup  packed brown sugar

1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted

1   ready-to-use refrigerated pie crust (1/2 of 15-oz. pkg.)

4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) cream cheese, softened

2 large  baking apples, peeled, sliced

1 large fresh pear, peeled, sliced

1/3 cup  granulated sugar

1/4 cup flour

1/2 tsp.  ground cinnamon

1-1/4 cups thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping


Heat oven to 375ºF.

Mix wafer crumbs, brown sugar and butter until well blended; set aside.

Place pie crust in greased 9-inch pie plate. Spread cream cheese carefully onto bottom of crust; sprinkle with half the crumb mixture. Combine fruit in large bowl. Add granulated sugar, flour and cinnamon; toss to coat. Spoon over crumb layer in pie crust; sprinkle with remaining crumb mixture.

Bake 35 min. or until fruit is tender and crust is lightly browned, covering loosely with foil after 25 min. if necessary to prevent crust from overbrowning. Cool on wire rack. Serve topped with Cool Whip.

Serves: 10

Credit: Kraft Foods

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